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sarah. >> a nice start. there are closures on light street between baltimore and lombard. in the green on the entire beltway at this hour. a nice start on 95 out of the white marsh area down towards the fort mchenry. 895 looking good down to the harbor tunnel. here's a quick live look at traffic. we start with the north side at york road. outer loop traffic is running smoothly at this hour. a three f. shawan wrote checks out fine. no delays all the way down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> colorado the theater shooting suspect james holmes remains in
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solitary confinement. >> the start of the movie is supporting the committee. christian bale spend time with survivors and first responders. warner brothers donated a substantial amount to a victim'' fund which has raised more than $2 million. james holmes is accused of killing 12 people. >> many are revisiting gun- control laws. jennifer franciotti is live downtown to explain. what are the rules changing? >> a judge has given state officials tebet weeks to comply with a march ruling that struck down a ruling that people provide a good and substantial reason to carry a firearm permit. you have to prove that you had a good and substantial reason to
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wear a firearm. such a standard infringes on the second amendment right to bear arms. the gun control debate is intensifying. i spoke with anthony brown who said tragedies like this should prompt a fresh look at gun laws and he defended the criteria to get a gun lot. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from acquiring a gaunt lawfully and going on and doing something unlawful. applying standards like good and substantial help filter out i think the bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> the attorney general's office is appealing the ruling. they are possibly planning to ask a judge to keep the current laws in place until a decision can be made. state police in two weeks will be required to comply with this new ruling and that is to grant
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permits to those who qualify. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a woman is recovering from a fall onto a track bed. officials are not sure how she fell onto the tracks. the train operator saw the woman but could not stop in time. she suffered lacerations and some broken bones. a teenager receives a life sentence for two separate murders during armed robberies in glen burnie. this happened at 8 7-eleven in august of 2010. he also pleaded guilty to another somebody at mr restaurant. >> police are asking for your help to attract and somebody who shot and killed somebody in west
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baltimore. a man was shot in the head. police have not released a motive in the case. anyone with information should call city police. city police trying to recruit new officers that live in the city. the last class of trainees, fewer than 20% or city residents. it wants to improve their ability to get candidates from their own backyard. >> we want people who understand the city, who know the city. and who are from the neighborhoods and understand the problems that are going on in the neighborhood. >> officials say the new efforts are underway to better qualified city residents as candidates. >> a man is killed in afghanistan. he was killed during an insurgent attack while on a control.
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he graduated from kenwood high school in 1999. he will be awarded the bronze star and the purple heart among other honors. he was 31 years old. maryland state leaders are expected to meet later today. the meeting is schedul anded fed for 4:00 p.m. this afternoon on expanded gambling. >> if you happen to see a bright green liquid, it is a test. this abate large-scale dye -- this will be a large scale dye scale. the dye is non-toxic.
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the estate of william donald severed donated money to the william donald schaefer civic fund of the baltimore community foundation. the fund was established back in 2008. 72 degrees on tv hill. the first american priest charged in covering child abuse learns his fate. >> the latest football shrine to come down on the penn state campus. >> this is the beltway at belair road. more on weather and traffic when more on weather and traffic when we
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>> welcome back. 77 degrees downtown at the maryland science center appeared the humidity has gone down significantly. it will be a comfortable day. 68 in parkton and westminster. 69 degrees in jarrettsville. lots of sunshine and maybe if you clouds. temperature will make it up to 87 degrees. it will feel very comfortable. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes >> the wall that once stood behind the statue of joe paterno has been demolished. construction workers took down the backdrop tuesday one day after the war unprecedented sanctions against the school.
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the punishment includes a $60 million fine and erasing all the schools winds from 1998 to 2011. lin was the first american catholic official charged with allegedly covering up child abuse. his defense said he was under strict orders not to remove priests from the ministry. >> a new batman comic book will be delayed. the company wants to postpone the release for one month. the, contains content that may be perceived as sensitive. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision to delay the release of the new batman comic books?
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you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> 11 minutes after the hour. they say that grass is greener on the other side. >> not biting your time could cost tyou. >> we are getting you prepared for your morning commute. conceived closures because of the water main break.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a smooth start on the major roadways. closures remain on light street between baltimore and lombard. moving very well on 95. moving well at the fort mchenry through howard county. 68 on southbound 83. on southbound 795, 64 towards the beltway. so far so good on the rest of the major roads. things are moving well on 70. a nice start in the glen burnie area appeared 97 at 100 checks out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to dave allen of the mta. >> good morning.
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on the brunswick line, no. 890 is running about 10 minutes late. for the buses, the 10, 30, 61, 64 buses are diverting around light st. and lombard street. number 35 bus is diverting because of a similar water main break. the number 50 bus is diverting as chesterfield because of construction. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. things are pretty quiet to start the day. we had a cold front move through last night. that is now drifting through the southern part of virginia. heat and rid of the the humidity for one day. temperatures will make it up into the upper a 90's. you can see that clearly on the temperature plot.
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temperatures in the 60's and the 50's in the northern part of maine. the heat will come back as we head towards the end of the week. we'll get a one day break from all that stuff. 68 in parkton. the dew points are in the upper 50's. 58 dew point at the airport. 56 in york, pennsylvania. precipitation wise, we have some storms in the carolinas and some thunderstorms in minneapolis-st. paul. for now, things will be very nice. mostly sunny and less humid. a nice breeze about 10 to 15. sunrise this morning at 6:01. if you take the boat out, wave heights one to two feet. partly cloudy skies tonight.
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temperatures will drop back into the upper 60's. as we head into the weekend, we will bounce around into the temperatures. back up to 95 tomorrow. 90's on friday. should be a pretty nice stretch once again beyonder saturday. >> many bank customers say they are annoyed with excessive bank fees. one in five banking customers considered move their accounts to another bank in the past year. more than half did not switch.
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the top reason for considering a switch our fee increases for routine services. american airlines will install flat-line seats on transcontinental flights. some of all other airlines already offer those seats on international flights. could something you say cost you a promotion on your job? >> on the most stressful day, it is easy to let a few four-letter words slip. >> something i do on accident. >> swearing in the workplace can put a dent in a reputation. 57% of employers said they would be less likely to promote
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somebody who uses bad language. >> they question their professionalism. they talk about a lack of control and maturity. >> 20% said they directed an expletive as a colleague. >> you get off the phone with someone an it is frustrated and you say something to get it off your chest. it happens pretty frequently in my industry. >> career experts advise you hold your tongue. >> we're all stressed. our workloads are increasing. keep that level of professionalism. what you think might be an ok word in the office, your manager might not. >> workers in the nation's capital are the most likely to curse in the office.
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>> comcast is debuting and internet service. all eyes turn to apple today. ellen braitman as the bloomberg business report. good morning. >> good morning. we are seeing that in the early trade with apple shares, already down 4.5%. analysts were looking for more iphones sold. iphone sales are on the decline as people wait for the new iphone to come out. many of apple's part suppliers taking a hit as well. nasdaq futures are down more than a % at the moment. shares down 70% on netflix. company raising doubts about whether they can reach subscriber targets. stocks fell again yesterday on
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more concerned about your. shares of lockheed martin got a boost after they raised their forecasts. comcast is rolling out a new service. it is called xfinity. last night verizon fios came out with another plan. service available in parts of the northeast and does include baltimore and washington. ellen braitman reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a lot of people will start gathering around sports bars to watch the olympics. buffalo wildlings raising prices on its menu -- buffalo wild swiwings. >> i will have the details on
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that and talk about lady gaga not being sued by the maker of -- >> thank you. see you then. >> michael phelps is making his final preparations has he attempts to become the most accomplished olympian of all time. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> two more days and counting before the olympic games. there was a party downtown. >> they leave tomorrow for london. lisa robinson and donna hamilton
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attended the afternoon tea. hillary and her mother debbie said they're excited to go to the olympics. >> i am so honored to be hosting high tea. high tea is not a stable in london so it is nice to bring a little bit of london to baltimore before i leave. >> i see the commercials and bal and everybody is excited. a lot going on. >> you'll see your baby in a few days. >> that splash goes in the water and we will know everything is ready to start. >> you can see michael phelps live on the "today" show. keep it right here on tv 11 to see michael phelps lebron this
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morning. >> wbal-tv is your home for the olympic games. you can join donna hamilton and jerry sandusky for the olympic zone. meet the athletes from maryland who will compete in london. you can see their profiles on our website, >> 5:26. 72 degrees on tv hill. >> raising the pay floor. pushing to raise the minimum wage rate. >> the big change is coming to maryland's gun laws. >> focusing on foreign policy. can an overseas trip help the gop hopeful here home? details are next. >> things have settled down this morning. >> we will take a look at the
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. today is national hot fudge sundae day. >> a live brought one and for everybody but it would have melted by now -- i would have in four everybody.r everybo >> the dew points are in the 50's. a breeze out of the north at 6 miles per hour. sunshine with a high temperature
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near 87 degrees. the heat will come back tomorrow. >> you put bacon on everything, don't you? on your oatmeal. the morning commute is not bad. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. otherwise, 60 miles per hour on southbound 95 coming down towards the fort mchenry perry 69 traveling southbound on 83 on shawan road down to the beltway. if your morning commute takes to ensure else, let's look at some of the area roads. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is 70 at 29, no problems to report to and from the beltway. 97 at 100, no delays to report so far. enjoy this quiet ride. that is the latest on traffic
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pulse 11. >> changes in the state of maryland when it comes to getting a permit to own and carry a handgun. >> the gun control debate heats up fallen the colorado theater shooting. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with more. good morning. >> it means those who are able to obtain a handgun no longer need to prove they have a good reason to carry a firearm. >> i come in here and a look back in the chair and it is weird not have them sit there. >> he lost his friend in an armed robbery in 2009. he wonders if his friend would have survived if the manager on duty had been carrying a gun. >> now it is time to give our citizens a chance to defend themselves. >> a recent court ruling will streamline the ruling.
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currently in have to convince state police you have a good reason to wear a firearm. a judge ruled that the standard infringes on the right to bear arms just as the recent movie theater massacre is intensifying the debate on gun control. i spoke with anthony brown who says tragedy's like this in colorado should prompt a fresh look at gun laws and he defended get arrent court ocriteria to done in maryland. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from acquiring a gun lawfully and then going on and doing something unlawful. but applying standards like good and substantial will help filter out, i think, the bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> unless illegal reversal comes in the next few months, chris and thus is hopeful he soon will be able to bring a handgun to work request next month, i'm going for it. >> for the next two weeks, you
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have to provide a good and substantial reason for wanting to carry a firearms. then you have to submit to a background check. after that, that good and substantial reason will be dropped. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the maryland board of education issues a list of dangerous schools in compliance with the no child left behind law. these are schools with high numbers of suspensions. the list includes baltimore rising star academy, garrison middle school. also on the list, the institute for visual arts, benjamin franklin high school, and the william c. march middle school. >> school coaches would not be trained to identify brain damage
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is on the playing field. coaches will have until the end of the month to complete their training. the rules are designed to educate parents on the risk of brain injuries. >> this will be much more robust. people may be able to fincatch the first concussion more easily. >> the final report is due by the end of the year. baltimore city officials are calling on lawmakers in washington to raise the federal there was a rally outside of city hall on tuesday. this would raise the federal minimum wage by 85 cents a year. >> ladies and gentlemen, we're here to demand that congress pass the act which would raise
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the federal minimum wage for nearly 30 million american workers. >> if passed, it would adjust the minimum wage to keep pace with the cost of living adjustments and that would begin in 2015. it would raise the minimum wage for tipped employees. >> that romney is heading out on a week-long trip to britain, poland, and israel. hallie jackson has our report. good morning. >> good morning. mitt romney will be at the olympic opening ceremonies on friday and will meet with the prime ministers of all those countries you mentioned. this trip is a chance for mitt romney to show himself as an international statesman.
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president obama campaign advisers said they're ready to pounce if mitt romney does not get into details about is a foreign policy. the president is focused on the domestic side. he will go to louisiana to talk to folks at the urban league. >> what about national security and foreign policy? >> obama is doing a little bit better on the foreign-policy side. a new poll shows obama leading mitt romney of the question of who would be a better commander in chief. we have plenty of time until election day. >> thank you. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. not everybody likes surprises, especially when it comes to having a baby. >> prove that hours spent on youtube can teach patients to cure themselves.
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>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> volume is still pretty light but we're keeping tabs on the but we're keeping tabs on the area roads
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subway. eat fresh. >> welcome back. 5:39. thet air is a little clearer this morning. the air quality is in a good range on this wednesday morning. let's look at the current conditions outside the city.
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67 in hagerstown. it will be a beautiful day today with lots of sunshine. high temperature of 87 degrees. things will change again tomorrow. more black and back in just a few minutes. >> when it comes to some major life changes, i would imagine it is always to be prepared. >> more than a third of the nation's pregnancy's came as a surprise to the parents. about a quarter of married women had an unintended pregnancy. two-thirds of women now living with the father. unplanned pregnancies pose health risks to mother and baby. we'll know youtube can be a great cure for boredom. >> the site can help to treat symptoms of vertigo or
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dizziness. researchers found 64% of those videos that demonstrate how to do the maneuver more accurate. it treats vertigo by depositing calcium crystals in the inner ear. i have never seen one of those. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. >> ava marie live that it local restaurant where we're cooking up some delicious food. >> you can expect a clear day today. tony
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a smooth start on the major roadways. we have closures in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. no delays on 895 toward the harbor tunnel. a nice start on 95 in howard county. 63 on the b-w parkway. a live view of traffic. ght on thestill like east side of the beltway. here's a quick live look at traffic. 50 at sandy point showing a bit of a delight at the toll plaza. looking good to and from the bay bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to dave allen of
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the mta. >> good morning. the browns a line number 890 running 15 to 20 minutes late. diversions downtown at light street and lombard of the 30, 61, 64 buses. the number 50 bus is diverted at chesterfield. light rail and metro subway running smoothly this morning. i'm dave allen. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. it will turn out to be a nice day today. first we say good morning to ava marie. it's been a week and a half since we have that ava out live. she has found some good food and a good charity event. >> good to be back out on the
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streets and exploring the fine things in baltimore. we're live on harford road in hamilton and talking about the american cancer society, the 13th annual celebration. i'm over here with the vice president here in maryland. this looks like a fun event and it is happening this weekend. >> it will be on sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and we have an added element were we have added restaurants bring their specialty dish is to pair them with wine. >> now you're bringing in the food. we're here at one of the restaurants that will be featuring. also the dog would restaurant. will people experience when they come to the event? >> an opportunity to taste
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delectable treats and several lines. we have a live auction, a silent auction. >> this is happening this sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the lyric. >> people can go online or call the american cancer society and they can purchase tickets up until the day of the yvette. >> they can buy them at the door. they should probably come hungry. >> great apatites and find out some chef demonstrations that will take place. it will be fun and it will be etites. -- great apatitp >> we have some delicious food set out that will be prepared snyder. joel snydeill
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>> i will make a condiment made with plums and peaches. >> very good. we're ready to get going. that will be in just a few minutes. clementines, they have an emphasis on local food. will be showcasing that in just a few minutes. >> local restaurants bring their top dish and you get some great wines at the same time. thank you, ava. weather-wise, not a lot happening this morning. we had a friend go through last night. there were some big thunderstorms in some neighborhoods -- we had a front go through last night. some mild air for this time of year. everything is relative. temperatures in the 60's and some 50's in newington, that is pretty good. the flow is coming out of the
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north -- some 60's and 50's in new england. kansas city will make it up close to 100 this afternoon. 73 at the airport. 69 in jarrettsville. the dew points have dropped into the upper 50's. that is a treat for this time of year. 56 in york. precipitation wise, there is nothing to talk about. skies are basically clear at home. some storms around minneapolis. that may be drifting in our direction. in these short term, nice weather. mostly sunny and less humid. high temperature between 84 and 89. enjoy this beautiful weather today. a great day to be on the water.
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overnight tonight, partly cloudy skies and mild. temperatures drop back into the upper 60's and low 70's. 95 tomorrow. 93 on friday. scattered showers possibly late in the afternoon. a front will go through friday night. a couple of days and then back into the mid to upper a 90's over the weekend. some lingering showers on saturday. >> 5:50, 72 degrees on tv hill. the orioles are back at the yard. keith mills will love highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope you have them.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? >> this was pretty much a no-
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brainer. >> keep sending us those responses. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, >> good morning. not a good start for the homestand for the orioles. they lose 3-1. wei-yin chen pitched well enough to win. in the fourth, adam jones hits number 23. one of just three hits. they got one hit after that home run. wei-yin chen, a strong start except brooks conrad, two-run home run. 2-1 rays.
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they add one more. b.j. upton was on second. 3-1, the rays win it. the yankees lost out as rodriguez who broke a bone in his right hand. training camp on the way for the ravens. rookies and quarterbacks held their first workout yesterday. courtney upshaw failed his conditioning test because he one out too fast. he passed in his second try. you can see joe flacco. the second pick does not practice because of back spasms. ed reed is expected in camp today. the women's soccer team. the men's basketball team in barcelona yesterday and they made it count. they crashed spain as kobe
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bryant ripped the spanish national team. the u.s. beat them for the gold medal four years ago. lebron james with 25 points. carmelo anthony off the bench had 27. 100-78. the u.s. goes 5-0. we forget how good carmelo anthony is. he is from two miles from here. >> police confirm cal ripken jr.'s mother is missing. we have a crew heading to baltimore county police headquarters to get more information. >a flash flood in a matter of seconds. see how this got started at of know where. >> major retailers are gearing up for the back-to-school season. some bargains you can expect to see. >> it doesn't look like the
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world series trophy but it was given to the champs 100 years ago. >> a beautiful start for us on this wednesday morning. things will change going into the weekend. >> we will get you up to date on your morning commute. a new accident in the city and will check on the major roads for delays. #f#f#f#f#f#f#f#f#f#ff
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>> a make or break meeting in annapolis today. >> the waters in the inner harbor may look a little green for you today